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Veritex Holdings Inc (VBTX.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

C. Malcolm Holland

57 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

T.J. Falgout

2017 Vice Chairman of the Board

Noreen Skelly

52 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jeff Kesler

39 2014 Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer

Lavonda Renfro

55 2010 Executive Vice President, Chief Retail Officer

Clay Riebe

56 2016 Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer

Michael Bryan

60 2017 Chief Information Officer

Angela Harper

48 2009 Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

William Murphy

67 2011 Vice Chairman of the Board

Thomas Mastor Mastor

2017 Director

Pat Bolin

66 2011 Independent Director

April Box

53 2016 Independent Director

Blake Bozman

46 2010 Independent Director

Ned Fleming

56 2016 Independent Director

Mark Griege

58 2009 Independent Director

Gordon Huddleston

34 2016 Independent Director

Michael Kowalski

63 2013 Independent Director

Gregory Morrison

57 2016 Independent Director

John Sughrue

56 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

C. Malcolm Holland

Mr. C. Malcolm Holland, III, is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Veritex Holdings, Inc. Mr. Holland, III founded the Company and has been our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since 2009 and the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Bank since its inception in 2010. Mr. Holland began his career in 1982 as a credit analyst and commercial lender at First City Bank. In 1984, Mr. Holland joined Capital Bank as a vice president of commercial lending. From 1985 to 1998, Mr. Holland was an organizer and executive vice president of EastPark National Bank, a de novo bank that opened in 1986. EastPark National Bank was acquired by Fidelity Bank of Dallas in 1995, and Mr. Holland served as executive vice president and head of commercial lending for Fidelity Bank of Dallas from 1995 to 1998, when the bank was acquired by Compass Bank. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Holland served as senior vice president and head of business banking for Compass Bank. Mr. Holland served as President of First Mercantile Bank from 2000 to 2002, when the bank was acquired by Colonial Bank. From 2003 to 2009, Mr. Holland served as Chief Executive Officer for the Texas Region of Colonial Bank. Mr. Holland is a past president of the Texas Golf Association and served on the Executive Committee of the United States Golf Association from 2013 through 2016. Mr. Holland is an active member and chairman of the business advisory committee of Watermark Community Church. He has served as chairman of the College Golf Fellowship from 2002 to 2013. Mr. Holland received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in 1982. With over 34 years of banking experience in the Dallas metropolitan area, Mr. Holland’s extensive business and banking experience and his community involvement and leadership skills qualify him to serve on our board and as Chairman.

T.J. Falgout

Noreen Skelly

Ms. Noreen E. Skelly is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Veritex Holdings, Inc. She has served as our Executive Vice President and the Chief Financial Officer of our Company and the Bank since June 2012. Ms. Skelly is responsible for the Finance, Accounting and Treasury functions of the Bank. From 2009 to March 2012, Ms. Skelly was the Chief Financial Officer of Highlands Bancshares, Inc., and from 2007 to 2009, she served as Senior Vice President and Retail Bank Division Finance Officer of Comerica Bank. From 1996 to 2007, Ms. Skelly served in various capacities for ABN AMRO/LaSalle Bank eventually serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Retail Line of Business. Ms. Skelly began her professional career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 1987 and was promoted in 1996 to serve as an accounting policy analyst for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington D.C. Ms. Skelly received a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from the University of Texas at Austin in 1987 and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 1993.

Jeff Kesler

Mr. Jeff Kesler is Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of Veritex Holdings, Inc. Mr. Kesler is responsible for the banks’ lending function including providing leadership to market managers and lending lines of business. From May 2013 to May 2014, Mr. Kesler served as the Director of Loan Originations for United Development, a real estate investment trust. From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Kesler served as a Market President of Veritex Community Bank’s North Dallas region. Mr. Kesler began his career in 2000 at Colonial Bank where he served in various capacities, eventually becoming an area president for the Dallas and Austin markets. Mr. Kesler received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Fort Hays State University in 2000.

Lavonda Renfro

Ms. LaVonda Renfro is Executive Vice President, Chief Retail Officer of Veritex Holdings, Inc. She has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Retail Officer of the Bank since 2010. Ms. Renfro is responsible for the overall administration and coordination of the activities of the Bank’s branches, including operations, sales and marketing, deposit operations, merchant services, private banking, business banking and treasury management. From 2005 to 2010, Ms. Renfro served as the Retail Executive of Colonial Bank/BB&T. From 1994 to 2005, Ms. Renfro was Senior Vice President, District Manager for Bank of America’s Austin and San Antonio Markets.

Clay Riebe

Mr. Clay Riebe is Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of the Company. Mr. Riebe is responsible for the Bank’s credit quality, credit underwriting, and administration functions. From 2009 to 2015 he served in various capacities for American Momentum Bank including Chief Lending Officer and member of the American Momentum Bank Board of the Directors. From 2005 to 2009 Mr. Riebe served in various lending functions at Citibank. He began his career in small community banks in Texas, including First American Bank Texas where he served in various lending functions. Mr. Riebe received a Bachelor of Business Management from Texas Tech University in 1983.

Michael Bryan

Mr. Michael Bryan is Chief Information Officer of the company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Bryan served as Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer at BNC Bank from May 2010 to June 2017, Bank Technology/Operations Practice Principal at DD&F Consulting Group from November 2007 to April 2010, Global Account Manager at Fujitsu from January 2004 to January 2006, Principal Consultant at Hewlett Packard Enterprise from January 2001 to January 2004 and CEO/Owner of BancPro Systems, Inc. from January 1980 to December 2003.

Angela Harper

Ms. Angela Harper is Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of Veritex Holdings, Inc. Ms. Harper oversees the information technology, loan operations, compliance and Bank Secrecy Act departments. From 2002 to 2009, Ms. Harper served in various capacities at Colonial Bank including Senior Vice President, Credit Administration Officer and Risk Management Officer for the Texas region. Ms. Harper began her career in banking as an OCC Bank Examiner from 1991 to 1995 working in the Dallas Duty Station. Ms. Harper received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance in 1989 and a Masters of Business Administration from Texas Tech University in 1990 and is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM).

William Murphy

Mr. William C. Murphy is Vice Chairman of the Board of Veritex Holdings, Inc. He has served as the Vice Chairman of both the Company and the Bank since 2011 and actively participates in the execution of our business strategy and assists in the credit review process. From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Murphy served as the Chairman of the Board of Parkway National Bank and Parkway Bancshares, Inc., which were renamed Fidelity Bank of Dallas and Fidelity Resources Company, respectively. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Murphy was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mercantile Bank & Trust which was sold to Texas Regional Bank. From 1999 to 2000, he served as a consultant for the Houston-based Sterling Bank to evaluate expansion opportunities in the Dallas market. From 1988 to 1998, Mr. Murphy served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank of Dallas, and was an executive officer of the bank after it was acquired by Compass Bank in 1998. Under his leadership Fidelity completed four bank acquisitions and three branch acquisitions and grew to $350 million in total assets with 14 banking offices. Mr. Murphy serves on the board of Eagle Oil & Gas Co., a private independent oil and gas company. Mr. Murphy received a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Southern Methodist University in 1971 and a Masters of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in 1973. With over 40 years of banking experience in the Dallas metropolitan area, Mr. Murphy’s perspective, knowledge and extensive community relationships qualify him to serve on our board and as Vice Chairman.

Thomas Mastor Mastor

Pat Bolin

Mr. Pat S. Bolin is Independent Director of Veritex Holdings, Inc. Mr. Bolin is the Executive Chairman of the Board of Eagle Oil & Gas Co., a private independent oil and gas company based in Dallas founded by Mr. Bolin in 1976. Mr. Bolin began his professional career as a landman for Mitchell Energy Corp. in 1973. Mr. Bolin currently serves on the board of directors of Fidelity Bank, Wichita Falls, Texas and its holding company, FB Bancshares, Inc. Mr. Bolin has previously served on the boards of directors of Mercantile Bank & Trust and Fidelity Bank of Dallas. Mr. Bolin also serves on the board of directors for Goodwill Industries and the executive board of the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business and was recently appointed to the Southern Methodist University Alumni Board. Mr. Bolin received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Southern Methodist University in 1973. Mr. Bolin’s diverse business and community banking experience along with his community involvement qualify him to serve on our board.

April Box

Ms. April Box is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Box has served on the Bank’s board of directors since December 2016. From 2002 to 2016, Ms. Box served as the President and CEO of Methodist Health System Foundation and Senior Vice president of external affairs for Methodist Health System. Ms. Box holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee, and a Master of Liberal Arts degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Active in community and philanthropic service, she is a member of the World Presidents Organization, the International Women’s Forum, and currently serves as a board member for the State Fair of Texas. In 2013, Ms. Box was recognized as the Outstanding Fundraising Executive at the National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon, presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Dallas Chapter. Ms. Box’s significant experience and leadership at Methodist Health System Foundation and her perspective and knowledge of the Dallas market qualify her to serve on our board.

Blake Bozman

Mr. Blake Bozman is Independent Director of Veritex Holdings, Inc. Mr. Bozman is a Managing Director of Freedom Truck Finance, a secondary truck finance company based in Dallas. Mr. Bozman oversees the operations of Prattco International, Inc., a family-owned business specializing in real estate investments and purchasing oil and gas properties. From 1995 to 2006, Mr. Bozman was with Drive Financial Services, a consumer finance company focused on sub-prime auto finance, which he co-founded in 1995 and served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Originations. Mr. Bozman received a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from Southern Methodist University in 1993. Mr. Bozman’s business experience, particularly in the consumer financial services industry, qualifies him to serve on our board.

Ned Fleming

Mr. Ned N. Fleming, III, is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Fleming served on our board from 2010 to 2013 and as a board observer since 2013. Mr. Fleming is a founder and Managing Partner of SunTx Capital Partners. He serves as Chairman of Construction Partners, NationsBuilders Insurance Services, Ranger Offshore. Prior to SunTx Capital Partners, Mr. Fleming served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Spinnaker Industries, a publicly traded materials manufacturing company, until its sale in 1999. During his tenure, the company transformed from a small regional manufacturing business into a publicly traded acquisition platform with a national footprint. Previously, Mr. Fleming worked at a Dallas-based private investment firm where he led acquisitions in the food and beverage and defense industries. Prior to that, Mr. Fleming was a Consultant for The Boston Consulting Group, and worked for Fleming Companies. Mr. Fleming holds a Master of Business Administration with distinction from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Stanford University. His significant experience and leadership of SunTx Capital Partners and business experience with a publicly traded company qualifies him to serve on our board.

Mark Griege

Mr. Mark Griege is Independent Director of Veritex Holdings, Inc. He has served on our board since 2009. Mr. Griege is a Managing Partner of Robertson, Griege & Thoele, a large independent wealth management firm based in Dallas, which he co-founded in 1985. Mr. Griege received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in 1981, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law in 1985. His significant experience and leadership of Robertson, Griege & Thoele bring perspective and knowledge to our board regarding a variety of investments, businesses and leadership, and qualify him to serve on our board.

Gordon Huddleston

Mr. Gordon Huddleston is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Huddleston has served on the Bank’s board of directors since 2012. Mr. Huddleston is a Partner of Aethon Energy and has served as Co-President since 2013. From 2010 to September 2013, Mr. Huddleston served as Aethon’s Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Huddleston currently serves on the Maguire Energy Institute Dallas Council at SMU Cox School of Business. Mr. Huddleston graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.S. in Engineering Science. His business experience and leadership at Aethon Energy qualifies him to serve on our board.

Michael Kowalski

Mr. Michael Kowalski is Independent Director of Veritex Holdings, Inc. He has served as a director of the Company and the Bank since June 2013. Mr. Kowalski retired from Pacific Premier Bank in November 2015, where he served as Senior Vice President following its acquisition of First Associations Bank in March 2013. From 2007 to March 2013, Mr. Kowalski served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First Associations Bank. Mr. Kowalski received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from John Carroll University in 1976 and has been a licensed Certified Public Accountant since 1979. Mr. Kowalski’s financial expertise and 30 years of community banking experience provides our board with significant knowledge and insight regarding the business and operations of banks and qualifies him to serve on our board.

Gregory Morrison

Mr. Gregory B. Morrison is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Morrison has served on the Bank’s board of directors since December 2016. Mr. Morrison is the Chief Information Officer of Cox Enterprises, Inc. and is responsible for all facets of the corporation’s information systems and transaction processing requirements. From 1989 to 2002, Mr. Morrison served as Vice President of Information at Prudential Financial, Inc. From January to November 2000, Mr. Morrison served as Chief Operating Officer for ReaIEstate.com. Mr. Morrison earned his bachelor’s degree from South Carolina State University in math and physics, and a master’s degree in industrial engineering from Northwestern University. He was named one of US Black Engineer Magazine’s Most Important Blacks in Technology for nine consecutive years (2005-2013), as well as Computerworld Magazine’s Premier 100 IT Leaders. Mr. Morrison also received the Epsilon Award for Career Achievement from the National Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) organization. Business to Business Magazine named him an IMPACT Leader for his commitment to the community, and he was inducted into the Public Education Foundation of Moore County’s Hall of Fame. Mr. Morrison’s significant leadership and technical experience as Chief Operating Officer of Cox Enterprises qualifies him to serve on our board.

John Sughrue

Mr. John T. Sughrue is an Independent Director of Veritex Holdings, Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since 2009. Mr. Sughrue currently serves as the Chairman of FIG Enterprises, Inc., the parent company of the Fashion Industry Gallery, a boutique wholesale venue for the fashion retail trade. Mr. Sughrue also serves as a Director and Chief Executive Officer of Brook Partners, Inc., a diversified real estate company based in Dallas, which he founded in 1994. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Sughrue served as an advisory board member for the Texas Region of Colonial Bank. From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Sughrue was an associate at Merrill Lynch Capital Markets and from 1983 to 1985 he was a Real Estate Lending Officer at Chemical Bank. Mr. Sughrue received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard College in 1982 and a Masters of Business Administration from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in 1988. Mr. Sughrue’s significant business experience and community involvement qualifies him to serve on our board.